Purchase of Alaska

*An excerpt taken from the author’s book, ‘Centennial – 100 Stories of Alaska,’ printed in 1966 in Anchorage, Alaska In 1967 Americans, and especially Alaskans, will celebrate the Alaska Purchase Centennial. Uncle Sam bought Alaska from Russia...

The Good Life

Jack Carson, a Sourdough Pioneer From Heinie Snider’s book Centennial – 100 Stories of Alaska, originally published in 1966 The sourdough pioneer may well be classified as a vanishing race. The world has become so small that distance is almost eliminated....

Narrow Escape

The most publicized Alaskan picture is without a shadow of a doubt, a sled with a dog team pulling it. It is rather fascinating to sit in a sled and ride over a good trail. Many a Cheechako would give a great deal just to own a dog team as a pleasurable hobby. But...

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